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Long ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Florida]]. Long sought the nomination on the Independent ticket.<ref>[http://www.jacksoncountytimes.net/videos/sports-chat/item/528-two-jackson-county-natives-vie-for-us-senate-seat.html ''Jackson County Times'' "Two Jackson County Natives Vie for U.S. Senate Seat," accessed January 5, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. He was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012 by incumbent [[Bill Nelson]].<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Florida ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012]</ref>
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Long ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Florida]]. Long sought the nomination on the Independent ticket.<ref>[http://www.jacksoncountytimes.net/videos/sports-chat/item/528-two-jackson-county-natives-vie-for-us-senate-seat.html ''Jackson County Times'', "Two Jackson County Natives Vie for U.S. Senate Seat," accessed January 5, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. He was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012 by incumbent [[Bill Nelson]].<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Florida ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012]</ref>
  
The University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article called [http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ Sabato's Crystal Ball] on March 22, 2012, detailing the eight races in the [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] in 2012 that would decide the political fate of which party will end up with control in 2013.<ref name="sabato">[http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ ''Center for Politics'' "Tilting the Toss Ups – the Eight Races That Will Decide the Senate" Accessed April 9, 2012]</ref> The [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat in [[Florida]] was the toss up state ranked second in likelihood of ending up [[Democratic]], behind [[United States Senate elections in New Mexico, 2012|New Mexico]]'s [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat.<ref name="sabato"/> Incumbent [[Bill Nelson]]'s mediocre approval rating was the reasoning behind the "toss-up" classification of the [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat, but [[Bill Nelson|Nelson]] was expected to gain [[Democratic]] support in time for the election in [[United States Senate elections in Florida, 2012|2012]].<ref name="sabato"/> [[Bill Nelson|Nelson]] was also expected to face significant opposition from [[Connie Mack]], [[U.S. House|U.S. representative]] from the [[Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2012|14th District]], in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="sabato"/>
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The University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article called [http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ Sabato's Crystal Ball] on March 22, 2012, detailing the eight races in the [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] in 2012 that would decide the political fate of which party will end up with control in 2013.<ref name="sabato">[http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ ''Center for Politics'', "Tilting the Toss Ups – the Eight Races That Will Decide the Senate" Accessed April 9, 2012]</ref> The [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat in [[Florida]] was the toss up state ranked second in likelihood of ending up [[Democratic]], behind [[United States Senate elections in New Mexico, 2012|New Mexico]]'s [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat.<ref name="sabato"/> Incumbent [[Bill Nelson]]'s mediocre approval rating was the reasoning behind the "toss-up" classification of the [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] seat, but [[Bill Nelson|Nelson]] was expected to gain [[Democratic]] support in time for the election in [[United States Senate elections in Florida, 2012|2012]].<ref name="sabato"/> [[Bill Nelson|Nelson]] was also expected to face significant opposition from [[Connie Mack]], [[U.S. House|U.S. representative]] from the [[Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2012|14th District]], in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="sabato"/>
  
 
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Lionel Long was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Florida. He was defeated in the general election by incumbent Bill Nelson on November 6, 2012.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Florida, 2012

Long ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Florida. Long sought the nomination on the Independent ticket.[2] The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. He was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012 by incumbent Bill Nelson.[3]

The University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article called Sabato's Crystal Ball on March 22, 2012, detailing the eight races in the Senate in 2012 that would decide the political fate of which party will end up with control in 2013.[4] The Senate seat in Florida was the toss up state ranked second in likelihood of ending up Democratic, behind New Mexico's Senate seat.[4] Incumbent Bill Nelson's mediocre approval rating was the reasoning behind the "toss-up" classification of the Senate seat, but Nelson was expected to gain Democratic support in time for the election in 2012.[4] Nelson was also expected to face significant opposition from Connie Mack, U.S. representative from the 14th District, in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

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